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Chiringuito Rafael


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Reservations
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All reviews lunch sardines seafood prawns salad wait for a table roasting spain promenade beers holiday
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't wait for the place to open up in the evening but unfortunatly will have to wait until we return - definately one of the best places to eatm

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Dave S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are quite a few chiringuitos along the seafront that are roasting sardines on open wood fires and offering wonderful food for most of the year. Rafaels is a wonderful place to try the sardines or simply sit at one of the tables looking out...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank PaulTF_11
Reviewed November 5, 2018

We had lunch here & very busy with locals so had an idea it would be good. We ordered the prawn & avocado salad with arrived with sliced oranges on the side, nice & a little different. We had crusty bread rolls and a bottle...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TracyT643
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

We were really looking forward to having paella overlooking the ocean but unfortunately it was not what we expected. We left disappointed and decided to try another establishment.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

Booked a table for lunch and we were eventually seated by a rather rude waiter some 30 minutes after our booking time. The fresh sardines were nicely cooked but arrived well in advance of our other orders. we ordered a decent bottle of wine which...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 771PeterG
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I had the deep fried red snapper here... and it is to die for.... highly recommend this place... full of character.... so good that I ate 3 times in 2 weeks....

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Trisha2u
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

We chanced upon Chiringuito Rafael as we were walking down the promenade and what a great find. This chiringuito has a lovely look,an eye catching serving bar, great decor and furnishings, lots of seating options spread throughout this chiringuito both inside and outside looking out...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best little eateries out of a long line of restaurants all the way down to torremalinos

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gillian C
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Unless you arrive real early, you will need to wait for a table. But don't despair as you can wait by the bar and have a couple of drinks while waiting and the host will call you once the table is ready. The restaurant is...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank vmmvieira_4l
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Very good and fresh spanish seafood specialities. This is one of the best Beach Restaurants in the area. They also have one of the best Gazpachos.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Daniel E
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